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Daikundi military attorney killed in roadside blast

Daikundi military attorney killed in roadside blast

Mar 30, 2016 - 23:15

AIBAK (Pajhwok): The military attorney for central Daikundi province was killed along with his driver in a roadside bombing in Dara-i-Sauf Paeen district of northern Samangan province on Wednesday, an official said.

The military prosecutor for Daikundi, Sardar Mohammad Husain Jihani, was traveling from Balkh province to Dara-i-Sauf district of Samangan province when his vehicle struck the hidden bomb in Chechal Kotal area at around 3pm, the provincial police chief, Brig. Gen. Mohammad Baqir Massoud, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

The prosecutor and his driver were killed in the blast that injured his two guards and a brother. After the bombing, Afghan security forces reached the area and took control of the area after a two-hour clash with militants, he said.